Copyright @ Duke

In addition to the information available here on the Scholarly Communications web site, several offices at Duke offer additional advice about copyright as it pertains to their particular mission. Some of these sources of information are listed here.

The Duke Medical Center Library has a comprehensive copyright information site intended to support publication of research. It provides an overview of the law, discusses fair use and takes a helpful “best practices” approach:

The Perkins/Lilly Libraries offer this page to help apply copyright rules to the educational use of images:

As well as this set of links to general copyright guides and tools:

Duke’s Office of Information Technology provides an FAQ that summarizes copyright basics with a particular emphasis on file-sharing and other online activities:

Duke University’s Faculty Handbook contains a Policy on Intellectual Property Rights as part of its Appendix P on policies related to research (see pp. P-42):

These Guidelines on Copyright and Electronic Course Content were endorsed by the Duke Academic Council in February 2008:


6 Responses to Copyright @ Duke

  1. Summary News says:

    Thanks for this great article on the Scholarly Communications web site. It’s Really Helpful,

  2. Wow, cool post. I’d like to write like this too – taking time and real effort to make a good article… but I put things off too much and never seem to get started. Thanks though.

  3. Good day! This post could not be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept talking about this. I will forward this write-up to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Thanks for sharing!

  4. So when I read a blog site, I hope that that doesnt disappoint me as much as this one. I mean, I know it was my choice to learn to read, but I actually imagined youd have something interesting to convey. All I hear is lots of whining about something that one could fix if you werent too busy seeking attention.

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